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Alumna Sadiqua Minor’s Thoughts on National Service
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Alumna Sadiqua Minor’s Thoughts on National Service

In response to David Brooks’ piece “We Need National Service. Now.”: I agree. National service not only helps those being […]


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Deputy Mayor Been Visits Bay View Houses Farm
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Deputy Mayor Been Visits Bay View Houses Farm

This post was contributed by Cohort 20 Member Anisa McMillan. On Wednesday, October 16, Bay View Houses Farm had a […]


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Happy Climate Week from Cohort 20!
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Happy Climate Week from Cohort 20!

Happy Climate Week 2019!   This week is more important than ever as national conversations shift towards prioritizing our planet’s […]


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A Saturday at Red Hook’s Compost Site
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A Saturday at Red Hook’s Compost Site

This blog post was contributed by Cohort 19 Member SR. Saturday, May 25, 2019, some fellow teammates and I spent […]


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Castle Hill Houses Neighborhood Cleanup
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Castle Hill Houses Neighborhood Cleanup

This blog post was contributed by Cohort 14 alum Keshanee Gumby. My name is Keshanee Gumby, I’m from Castle Hill […]


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Graduate Speaker Justin Baker on Power
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Graduate Speaker Justin Baker on Power

The following remarks were written and delivered by Justin Baker for the Cohort 17 & 18 graduation celebration on April […]


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Graduate Speaker Kayla Trammell on Service
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Graduate Speaker Kayla Trammell on Service

The following remarks were written and delivered by Kayla Trammell for the Cohort 17 & 18 graduation celebration on April […]


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What Does Earth Day Mean to You?
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What Does Earth Day Mean to You?

We asked the Green City Force graduates working in our EmPower New York social enterprise program for their thoughts on […]


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The Power of Love
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The Power of Love

Everything we do and care about at Green City Force is based on the Power of Love and the Pillars […]


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Mariner’s Harbor Community Meal
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Mariner’s Harbor Community Meal

On Saturday, December 1st, GCF Service Corps Members of Cohort 17 gathered with local residents at Mariner’s Harbor for a […]


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Vivian’s Harvest Festival Experience
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Vivian’s Harvest Festival Experience

This blog post was contributed by Cohort 17 Corps Member Vivian Osobaye. My first harvest festival in the Bronx at […]


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Kaela’s Harvest Festival Experience
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Kaela’s Harvest Festival Experience

This blog post was contributed by Cohort 17 Corps Member Kaela Arroyo. My experience hosting the Harvest Festival at Wagner […]


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